37381-013: Dry Zone Urban Water and Sanitation Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project has three principal thrusts to support research and data collection, institutional development, and infrastructure investment. It comprises three components: Component 1 covers the rehabilitation, expansion, and development of water and sanitation infrastructure for major towns in the northwestern dry zone (Chilaw, Mannar, Puttalam, and Vavuniya), including urban and periurban water supply, and septage management and sanitation. Component 2 provides the foundations to (i) support dec... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 37381-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2477
Grant No. 0129
Grant No. 0130
Approval Date 28 Nov 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 83,000
Geographical Location Northern and North Western Provinces
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water Supply and Sanitation
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Edirisinghe Gamage Jayaratne Perera
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
National Water Supply and Drainage Board
Mr. K. L.L. Premanath

PDS Creation Date
25 Jan 2008

Last PDS Update
21 Jul 2014